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Computing Science

How do you develop safe apps for mobile phones? How do you produce 3D images of an MRI scan? How do you program a computer system to find the quickest travel route?

We are becoming increasingly dependent on computers, but they cannot work without us either! After all, someone has to tell them what to do. That requires people who enjoy devising ever-smarter solutions and innovations. 

Computing scientists design, improve and implement the software and computer systems that businesses and our social life cannot do without.

Use your skills as you learn

Computing Science is the discipline that involves the study and development of computer systems. This can involve either new or existing systems. The stimulating aspect of this degree programme is that you can put the knowledge and skills you acquire to practical use straightaway, for example by writing a useful computer programme. 

More than just programming

If you choose to study Computing Science at Groningen, you will learn high level programming in several languages. But programming accounts for only a quarter of the degree. You will also be producing documentation, carrying out analyses, working with others, giving presentations and writing. 

Computing science is a good subject to study if you have wide-ranging interests; it can be easily combined with another subject area.

Study guide

How do you develop safe apps for mobile phones? How do you produce 3D images of an MRI scan? How do you program a computer system to find the quickest travel route?

We are becoming increasingly dependent on computers, but they cannot work without us either! After all, someone has to tell them what to do. That requires people who enjoy devising ever-smarter solutions and innovations. 

Computing scientists design, improve and implement the software and computer systems that businesses and our social life cannot do without.

Use your skills as you learn

Computing Science is the discipline that involves the study and development of computer systems. This can involve either new or existing systems. The stimulating aspect of this degree programme is that you can put the knowledge and skills you acquire to practical use straightaway, for example by writing a useful computer programme. 

More than just programming

If you choose to study Computing Science at Groningen, you will learn high level programming in several languages. But programming accounts for only a quarter of the degree. You will also be producing documentation, carrying out analyses, working with others, giving presentations and writing. 

Computing science is a good subject to study if you have wide-ranging interests; it can be easily combined with another subject area.

Study guide

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Facts & Figures

Degree
BSc in Computing Science
Croho code
56978
Course type
Bachelor
Language of instruction
English (100%)
Duration
36 months (180 ECTS)
Start
SeptemberSeptember
Programme form
full-time
Faculty
Science and Engineering
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